Roche Limit Calculator

The limitation of a large body that prevents any other small body to held to it by gravity is the roche limit which is calculated using the central mass and the density of the satellite.

Calculate Roche Radius

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The limitation of a large body that prevents any other small body to held to it by gravity is the roche limit which is calculated using the central mass and the density of the satellite.

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Formula:

R = ((100*M) / (9*π*ρ))1/3 Where, R = Roche Radius M = Central Mass π = 3.14 ρ = Satellite Density

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